EM&I Bags Japanese FPSO Operator Contract

July 24, 2019

Image: EM&I
Image: EM&I

International asset integrity specialist EM&I Group received an order from a major Japanese FPSO operator for an FPSO based offshore New Zealand.

The order  initially for tank inspection during which time EM&I’s ‘NoMan’ robotic tank inspections that avoid confined space entry and working at height while increasing tank availability and achieving a 90% reduction in the man hours normally required.

The provider of asset integrity, inspection and repair & maintenance services to the oil, gas and energy industries, said in a press release that if the tank inspection reveals a requirement for repairs, EM&I will be invited to undertake these.

"The contract objectives include development of a long term MSA (Master Service Agreement) to include topsides and other specialist services such as ODIN (diverless UWILDs), ANALYSE (pressure system methods that reduce scope safely by 50%), ExPert (non-intrusive Ex equipment inspection, HullGuard (diverless ICCP systems) & LORIS (diverless mooring and riser inspection system)," it said.

EM&I’s long term experience in HITS (Hull Inspection Techniques and Strategies) JIP (Joint Industry Project) has led the way in both robotic & digital innovations including diver-less hull and valve surveys and repairs, it claimed.

Commenting on this latest contract, Pat Lawless (CEO) of the EM&I Group – the international asset integrity specialists – stated: “We are delighted to be entrusted with another important contract offshore New Zealand with a major FPSO operator who has recognized the benefits of our methods and our long track record of delivering an excellent service.”



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